SecTor 2020: Don’t point a finger too fast after a hack, says expert

It's commonly believed by infosec pros that people are the biggest weaknesses of organizations. Clicking on bad attachments, misconfiguring software...

October 24th, 2020 Howard Solomon

SecTor 2020: The blonde, the smile, and the hack

An attractive blonde follows a man onto an office elevator. "Nice to see you again," she says to him. He...

October 22nd, 2020 Howard Solomon

What infosec pros can learn from Tony Stark

Infosec pros usually toil unappreciated in organizations, often fighting sometimes losing battles against well-armed opponents, and sometimes seemingly deaf employees....

October 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

Password lessons: Longer is better, so is salt

Infosec pros who had no idea of how easily a stolen list of hashed passwords could be cracked got a...

October 18th, 2019 Howard Solomon

SecTor 2019: The past, present, and future of malware

The Creeper Worm, the first known computer virus, was designed in 1971 by Robert H. Thomas. It doesn't have the...

October 11th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SecTor 2019: How to survive a ransomware attack

Ransomware is nothing new, although it remains a popular cyber attack that continues to deliver devastating results, according to cybersecurity...

October 9th, 2019 Buckley Smith

SecTor 2018: Four identity management trends to prepare for

Cyber security conferences usually have many predictable sessions, along the lines of ‘Here’s how this foolish company let itself be...

October 19th, 2018 Howard Solomon

SecTor 2018: How to help developers write secure code

There are many people in this world who sometimes don’t like each other: Leaf and Canadiens’ fans, the Hatfields and...

October 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

SecTor 2018: Security industry is ‘squandering opportunity’

The cyber security industry is squandering the opportunity to make computing safer in an era of an increasing number of...

October 4th, 2018 Howard Solomon